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ChampTruck racing abruptly shutters 2016 season, new Bandit Series aims to revive it

The ChampTruck World Series truck racing circuit has abruptly ended its 2016 season, which was set to continue through the end of October. A newly formed truck racing circuit, the Bandit Big Rig Series, has picked up ChampTruck's competitors and race trucks, however, and has plans to hold several races this year.

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Notes on being professionals

In which George and Wendy get a DOT number, wait out their near-finished truck makeover and anticipate new freight with Diesel Life.

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ChampTruck descends on Illinois for free race this weekend

ChampTruck heads to Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Ill., this weekend for the fourth race of the season.

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ChampTruck sees first-time winner at New Jersey Motorsports Park

Boileau, driver of the No. 16 Volvo for Truck Race Team USA, won the podium race under a full-course yellow/checkered flag.

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Dick Smith’s ‘Dirty Dozen’ KW still in action

As seen in the short film from Overdrive's late-1970s N.J. diesel drag races, the winning rig of R.W. Smith Trucking company, and the company itself, continue to operate (and race) today through the third generation of the Smith trucking family.

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ChampTruck’s third race of season set for this weekend

The ChampTruck World Series heads to New Jersey Motorsports Park for the third race of the season.

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Allen Boles secures win in second ChampTruck race of season

The win for Boles puts him tied at the top of the season point standings with Mack technician Mike Morgan.

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ChampTruck heads to Virginia for second race of season

ChampTruck will open the day Saturday, April 30 with a practice session at 8 a.m. and qualifying at 11:15 a.m.

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Reigning champ ’88 Mike’ opens 2016 ChampTruck season with win

Morgan out-raced familiar faces such as Ricky “Rude” Proffitt and Allen Boles, as well as newcomers to the series Justin Ball, Miklos Maricsek and Chris Kikelhan, a star on A&E’s TV show “Shipping Wars.”

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Fitzgerald Gliders to sponsor Team Penske NASCAR Mustang, Bristol-held Xfinity series race

Fitzgerald Glider Kits announced March 17 it will sponsor the No. 22 Ford Mustang in NASCAR's Xfinity Cup series for four races this season. It also announced it will be the titles sponsor of the Bristol Motor Speedway Xfinity series race, now set to be called the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300.

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